ONC's chief science officer headed to University of Michigan; Four tested tools that make your hospital safer;

> Dr. Charles Friedman, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology's chief scientific officer, is leaving that post to head up a new master's program in consumer health economics at the University of Michigan, reports Health Data Management. Article

> Despite the industry's best efforts to reduce medical errors and adverse events among hospitalized patients, the number of preventable events remains alarmingly high at many organizations. But front-line clinicians are using several road-tested tools to effectively improve patient care and prevent mistakes and safety lapses. FierceHealthcare takes a look at four tools that your clinicians can use to make your facility safer for patients. Report

> The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments have agreed upon a common architectural framework for the integrated electronic health record system, or iEHR. The iEHR will use DoD Architecture Framework 2.0, said officials from the DoD/VA Interagency Program Office June 15, while speaking at the Government Health IT Conference in Washington, D.C. FierceGovernmentIT

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